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Old 28th Jun 2015, 17:51
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Originally Posted by ORAC View Post
There did seem a lot of strange effects in the exhaust trail prior to failure, but they were calling thrust nominal at the time.
They said something about excessive pressure in the second stage oxygen tank, so it's possible pieces of the second stage could have been falling off before they blew it up. Or maybe liquid oxygen leaking out?
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